In 2018, Kanawha County, WV had a population of 186k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $45,426. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Kanawha County, WV declined from 187,827 to 185,710, a -1.13% decrease and its median household income declined from $46,859 to $45,426, a -3.06% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kanawha County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%), and White (Hispanic) (0.734%). NaNk% of the people in Kanawha County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kanawha County, WV are University of Charleston (650 degrees awarded in 2017), BridgeValley Community & Technical College (589 degrees), and West Virginia State University (372 degrees).
The median property value in Kanawha County, WV is $112,400, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Kanawha County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Kanawha County, WV is 2 cars per household.